syngamic /sin-gamˈik/ or syngamous /singˈgə-məs/ adjective
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Main Entry:syngamy

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  • syngamous — See syngamic. * * * …   Universalium

  • syngamous — syn·ga·mous (singґgə məs) [syn + gam + ous] 1. pertaining to or characterized by syngamy. 2. syngonic …   Medical dictionary

  • syngamy — syngamic /sin gam ik/, syngamous /sing geuh meuhs/, adj. /sing geuh mee/, n. Biol. union of gametes, as in fertilization or conjugation; sexual reproduction. [1900 05; SYN + GAMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • syngonic — syn·gon·ic (sin gonґik) [syn + gon 1 + ic] having the sex of the individual determined at the time the oocyte is fertilized; called also syngamous …   Medical dictionary

  • syngamy — /ˈsɪŋgəmi/ (say singguhmee) noun (of plants and animals) union of gametes, as in fertilisation or conjugation; sexual reproduction. –syngamic /sɪnˈgæmɪk/ (say sin gamik), adjective –syngamous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • syngamy —   n. conjunction of gametes, etc.    ♦ syngamic,    ♦ syngamous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • syngamy — [siŋ′gə mē, sin′gə mē] n. [ SYN + GAMY] sexual reproduction; union of gametes to form a fertilized ovum syngamic [sin gam′ik] adj. syngamous [siŋ′gə məs] …   English World dictionary

  • syngamic — (ˈ)si]n]|gamik, sə]n]ˈg , ]ŋ] adjective Etymology: Greek syngamos + English ic : relating to or involving sexual reproduction * * * syngamic /sin gamˈik/ or syngamous /singˈgə məs/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑syngamy …   Useful english dictionary

  • syngamy — n. Biol. the fusion of gametes or nuclei in reproduction. Derivatives: syngamous adj. Etymology: SYN + Gk gamos marriage …   Useful english dictionary

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